SiteGenesis and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) provide a single shared standard for web content accessibility that meets the needs of individuals, organizations, and governments internationally. WCAG documents explain how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities. See http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.

Note: Salesforce B2C Commerce doesn't guarantee or certify compliance of SiteGenesis with any WCAG level.

The SiteGenesis application was changed to conform to these guidelines. The list of changes shown here is intended to provide examples of how you can make your storefront application more accessible:

The WCAG guidelines followed were:

The above title-related corrections to SiteGenesis use technique H33 (http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20140916/H33), where the link text is supplemented with the title attribute to add more context, making it easier for people with disabilities to determine the purpose of the link.